Job Overview

Managing Director

Job Title: Managing Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £120,000
Reference: #10408
Contact Name: Tom Barnes
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 31, 2022 14:30

Job Description

Role: Managing Director
Location: Greater Manchester
Industry: Aerospace
Salary: £120k + benefits 

An aerospace company based in Greater Manchester is hiring a Managing Director to improve operations and the company’s commercial status, with the objective of increasing turnover and profit.


  • Managing the P&L, including all functions involving finance, cash flow, budgets, and understanding potential risk.
  • Operations & Supply Chain – material planning and production, manufacturing, logistics, purchasing, OTD, quality, HSE, maintenance, production engineering.
  • Commercial – Sales against forecast, sales against plan, order intake, contracts, and purchasing contracts.
  • People – absence management, development, appraisals, recruitment, capacity planning.

Your experience:

  • A demonstrable experience in Aerospace Manufacturing Operations at Director level
  • P&L experience
  • Held a role or had responsibilities relating to Operations
  • MRP/ERP knowledge
  • An Engineering degree is desirable
  • Must have worked in a precision engineering business
  • Possess a strong understanding of highly regulated industries

About you:

  • Has a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Able to inspire and lead others to encourage business improvement
  • Possess the ability to balance your attention in different areas of the company
  • Able to work in an autonomous role with support from the board
  • Needs to have previous union negotiation experience
  • Ability to coach and use situational leadership to devise, strategize, and engage tactics with the team

What’s in it for you?

  • £120k + 20% bonus
  • Car Allowance
  • 10% pension contribution
Click apply or speak to Tom Barnes for the full details at or call on 01257 444790